Raiders veteran linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been suspended for the remainder of this season as a result of his helmet-to-helmet hit on Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle, the league announced this morning. Burfict was penalized 15 yards and ejected from the game Sunday, at which time he ran off the field as he blew
Steve has covered the Raiders in some capacity since their return to Oakland in 1995. He was the full-time beat writer from 1997-2010. for the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Jose Mercury News and covered more than 400 NFL games, including four Super Bowls. He also is the co-author of a recently released book titled "Al Davis: Behind the Raiders Shield."